self-made man

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self-made man

One who became successful and/or wealthy through hard work and not by inheritance or help from others. Joe is a self-made man who worked long, hard hours to turn his small business into a large, successful company.
See also: man
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The four wealthiest self-made women documented in a report published by Hurun are of Chinese nationality, and half-five out of a total of 10, come from the Asian Tiger.
A short brand film spotlights real-life, self-made women who, in the face of adversity, choose to prevail.
But it's also a revelatory tale of two self-made women and their extraordinary lives.
Both were savvy, self-made women from lower-middle-class backgrounds: Arden, a nursing-school dropout, was born in rural Ontario in 1878; Rubinstein, who insisted on being called Madame, was born Chaia Rubinstein, one of an unsuccessful merchant's eight daughters, in Poland in 1872.
Investments in the company helped drive Theranos' market capitalization to $9 billion and landed the company's chief executive, Elizabeth Holmes, atop Forbes magazine's ranking of America's richest self-made women, based on her 50% stake in the company.
she is one of my most trusted confidants, most admirable, dedicated and self-made women I have ever met.
Self-made women billionaires include a former-seamstress, Rosalia Mera, whose company Inditex is best known for owning Zara.
According to Bloomberg, one third of Chinese millionaires are female and the nation has 11 of the world's 20 richest self-made women.
About 30 per cent of China's millionaires are women and the nation is home for 11 of the world's 20 richest self-made women.
Indeed, seven of the fourteen self-made women billionaires on the Forbes world's richest people list last year were from China.
But 1927 Virginia isn't the most open to determined self-made women.
That was back in the early 1990s and the golden couple - they met and married in New York in 1995, and Yang is reputedly one of China's wealthiest self-made women - set up their own television company SunTV, based in Hong Kong, providing upscale programmes.
Because the women I worked for were dedicated and inspiring educators, smart self-made women who cared about young people, I had access also to mentoring such as I had never expected, and learned something enormously valuable both about various possible working lives in colleges and about how colleges work.
Hoogewerf emphasize that sixout of 10 richest self-made women in the world are Chinese.
There are a few self-made women, certainly, but it's true that many women--wives and daughters--arrive in parliament in mourning clothes," she told AFP.